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What Is Palmitoleate (16:1 c) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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Palmitoleate, 16:1 c, is the conjugate base of palmitoleic acid 16:1.

It’s a long-chain monounsaturated cis fatty acid.

Palmitoleate has been found in human skeletal muscle, tissues, and in most biofluids.

cis-Isomer Of Palmitoleic Acid

16:1 c is also called cis-palmitoleic acid, it’s the cis-isomer of palmitoleic acid.

It’s a monounsaturated fatty acid. (source)

Isomers are compounds with identical chemical formulas but different structures.

The cis-isomer indicates that the functional groups are on the same side of the carbon chain.

While the trans-isomer indicates that functional groups are on opposing sides of the carbon chain. (source )

Foods You Can Find Palmitoleate (16:1 c) In

You find Palmitoleate (16:1 c) mostly in poultry, lamb, veal, and game, beef, sausage and luncheon meat products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Chicken Skin
  • Veal
  • Beef Fat
  • Turkey Skin
  • Whole Turkey
  • Beef & Pork Pepperoni
  • Fried Chicken

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